Renwick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1649
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Alston with Garrigill
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
RENWICK, a village and a parish in Penrith district, Cumberland. The village stands under Thackmoor fell, 3 miles N E of Kirkoswald, and 9 E by N of Plumpton r. station; and has a fair on the Thursday before 26 Sept ‘ The parish comprises 4, 220 acres. Post-town, Kirkoswald, under Penrith. Real property, £1,538. Pop., 266. Houses, 51. The property is sub-divided. The manor belongs to Queen’s College, Oxford. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £92. Patron, J. Nicholson, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Penrith
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Allerdale
Poor Law Union: Penrith
Hundred: Leath Ward